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Hafsah Faizal

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Hafsah Faizal is the New York Times bestselling author of We Hunt the Flame and the founder of IceyDesigns, where she creates websites for authors and beauteous goodies for everyone else. When she’s not writing, she can be found dreaming up her next design, deciding between Assassin’s Creed and Skyrim, or traversing the world. Born in Florida and raised in California, she now resides in Texas with her family and a library of books waiting to be devoured.

Sessions in which Hafsah Faizal participates

Friday 9 August, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
10:15 AM
10:15 AM CDT - 11:15 AM CDT | 1 hour
Muggle Studies Book Club (LeakyLit)

Do you outline before you start writing or do you just go where the story takes you? If you've ever wondered how authors manage to take the ideas in their heads and turn them into actual books that you can hold in your hands, this is the panel for you.

2:00 PM
2:00 PM CDT - 3:00 PM CDT | 1 hour
Muggle Studies Book Club (LeakyLit)

It's weird that we browse the aisles of a bookstore and find each book assigned to a single shelf. Sure, a story about a queer teenager fits in the "LGBT section," but when the protagonist is also a woman and a person of color and a person who uses a wheelchair? The book truly belongs in more than one place.We'll be talking to authors about their own intersecting identities and those of thei...

Nic Stone

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Mackenzi Lee

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Mark Oshiro

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Hafsah Faizal

Participant
3:45 PM
3:45 PM CDT - 4:15 PM CDT | 30 minutes
Author Signing – Free Reservation Required

Saturday 10 August, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
12:45 PM
12:45 PM CDT - 1:45 PM CDT | 1 hour
Muggle Studies Book Club (LeakyLit)

Is there something you've always wanted to know about publishing a book? Now's your chance to hear the truth directly from our guest authors.

3:15 PM
3:15 PM CDT - 4:15 PM CDT | 1 hour
Muggle Studies Book Club (LeakyLit)

The #OwnVoices movement advocates for stories about marginalized communities to be written by people who actually fit the description on the page. Our panel will discuss why #OwnVoices matters, whether there are–or should be–exceptions to the rules, and the work that goes into building fictional worlds as diverse as the world we live in.

Hafsah Faizal

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Angie Thomas

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Nic Stone

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Mark Oshiro

Participant
5:00 PM
5:00 PM CDT - 5:30 PM CDT | 30 minutes
Author Signing – Free Reservation Required

Sunday 11 August, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
10:15 AM
10:15 AM CDT - 11:15 AM CDT | 1 hour
Muggle Studies Book Club (LeakyLit)

By the end of this weekend, maybe you'll be inspired to write your own novel. But where do you even begin? Our authors will detail how their first novels grew from ideas into books and will share their advice for getting started.

1:15 PM
1:15 PM CDT - 1:45 PM CDT | 30 minutes
Author Signing – Free Reservation Required